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 Ottawa County - Dems to make interim appointments

Interim appointments for the positions of county recorder and county clerk of courts are on the agenda of the Nov. 8 meeting of the Ottawa County Democratic Party Central Committee.

If passed Tuesday, an additional 1-mill, 3-year property tax levy in Freedom Township would be used to cover operating expenses such as utilities and the maintenance of roads, buildings, and cemeteries.

Dave Gerwin, the township fiscal officer, said the levy would generate about $59,795 annually.

Within a 20-minute span, two Oregon school buses were involved in road accidents Thursday morning.

Police said the first accident saw 44-year-old Christopher Peters, 3216 Wick, Oregon cross the center line in the 4800 block of Seaman near Wynn Road and run into bus No. 43 driven by Vicki Pauken just after 7:30 a.m.

Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha was recognized for performing a miracle, canonized by Pope Benedict XVI last month, and the result is the Oregon-based parochial school system is now called St. Kateri Catholic Schools.

Father Eric Schild, president of St. Kateri Catholic Academy and Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School, was in The Vatican to witness the canonization of Kateri, a young Native American girl who converted to Catholicism.

A collaboration between Genoa Chamber of Commerce and the Merchants Association is moving forward in making Genoa’s downtown a destination point.

“I think we are fortunate that we have business owners that know they need each other to survive,” said Mitch Hoyles, president of the Genoa Chamber of Commerce.

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